Halo Freedom Disc Pro mountain bike wheelset review

Seriously tough hoops

Our rating 
3.5 out of 5 star rating 3.5
GBP £230.00 RRP
Halo Freedom Disc Pro wheelset

Our review

A solid, stiff, reliable and potentially versatile wheel for the money
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Halo’s proven Freedom Pro is a very safe, if slightly slow, way to go big. The 28mm Freedom Disc rim is fine for 2.35in tyres, and even 2.5s at a pinch. Their extra depth makes them extremely stiff and unyielding though, so beware of pinch flats at lower pressures.


They’re seriously strong too, with the 32 front, 36 rear plain-gauge spoke pattern giving extra confidence and a really tight feel through rock fields or carving turns.

Fast pick-up from the well-sealed Spin Doctor Pro rear hubs means a good snap, but there’s lots of rim weight to overcome in order to translate that into speed.


The Spin Doctor front hubs are 20mm as standard – 9mm quick-release and 15mm through-axle front spacers and 10mm, 12mm and 14mm rear axle sets are available, but they cost extra.

Product Specifications


Name Freedom disc pro wheelset (10)
Brand Halo

Weight (g) 2216
Front Rim Profile 28
Front Wheel Weight 1012
No of Holes (Front) 32
No of Holes (Rear) 36
Rear Rim Profile 28
Rear Wheel Weight 1204